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    Russia, Turkey, Iran Discuss Situation on Ground in Idlib in Detail

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    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Russian, Turkish and Iranian foreign ministers during a trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly reviewed the situation on the ground in Syria's Idlib and reiterated their commitment to launch a constitutional committee as soon as possible, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

    "During the meeting a detailed discussion of the situation on the ground was held, primarily in Idlib deescalation zone," the statement said on Wednesday. "Participants of the meeting expressed their appreciation of the agreements reached in Sochi on September 17 on the stabilization of the situation in Idlib."

    They also reiterated their commitment, the statement added, to speed up efforts to launch a constitutional committee based on the decision of the Congress of National Dialogue and resolution 2254.

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